Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe
Potential Contamination with Salmonella
June 18, 2022
A single lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe (4.5-pound bag) with sell-by date of 10/29/22, Retail UPC Code: 627975011673, Lot Code: 10/29/22. This is the only lot impacted by this recall.
The single lot was to be destroyed, however, a small portion inadvertently was shipped to retailers in limited geographic markets in the last two weeks. The lot may have been sold at limited Walmart stores in Alabama and Georgia; and limited Target stores and other select retailers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia.
To date, Freshpet has received no reports of illness, injury, or adverse reaction.
Stop feeding it to the dog(s) and dispose of it immediately. Pet parents who have questions or would like to report adverse reactions should call 1.800.285.0563 Mon. through Fri., 9 am–9 pm (EDT) and Sat. through Sun. 9 am–1 pm (EDT). Click on https://freshpet.co/JUNE22 where you can go to GET STARTED for a refund or correspond with Freshpet.
Per Freshpet Recall Site:
Dogs with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some dogs will have only decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. If your dog has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian. Infected but otherwise healthy dogs can be carriers and infect other animals or humans.
Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there is a risk to humans, notably children, the elderly, and the immunocompromised, when handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or surfaces exposed to these products.
Healthy people infected with Salmonella should watch for any of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever. You should call your healthcare provider if you have the following: arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms.
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